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Baseball players pitch in to clean up Matador Field

Baseball players pitch in to clean up Matador Field

  Immediately following the final pitch of a 6-2 victory at home over the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors on April 17, Matador  baseball players line up and congratulate each other and head over to the outfield, where they meet with coaches for a brief post-game meeting. Following their coaches’ briefing, players don’t head for the showers, […]

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NBA’s rising squads battle veteran teams in three key playoff series

NBA’s rising squads battle veteran teams in three key playoff series

  Portland Trailblazers versus Houston Rockets Brian Bernstein The No. 4 seeded Houston Rockets face off against the No. 5 seed Portland Trailblazers in a first round matchup that is sure to be worth all the hype. This first round contest will entertain the basketball world with plenty of offense. In four regular season games […]

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Baseball: CSUN halts losing streak, defeats Hawai’i

Baseball: CSUN halts losing streak, defeats Hawai’i

Both the Matadors (14-23, 3-7 Big West) and the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (14-20, 2-8) have had a tough time winning in the month of April and looked to put an end to it in the series opener at Matador Field. The Matadors were fighting to put a halt to their five game losing streak while […]

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NHL Playoff Preview: Boston, Chicago poised for deep playoff runs

NHL Playoff Preview: Boston, Chicago poised for deep playoff runs

With the end of the regular season nearing, NHL players and fans across the nation are preparing themselves for the most grueling, strenuous time of the year—the playoffs. Many teams across both conferences have reasonable championship aspirations but only one will be awarded the opportunity hoist the most prestigious trophy in all of sports, the […]

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Baseball: Matadors give up four in fifth, drop rematch with Pepperdine 9-5

Baseball: Matadors give up four in fifth, drop rematch with Pepperdine 9-5

Since their March 25 match-up, the Matadors (13-23) and the No. 19 Pepperdine Waves (26-8) have been heading in different directions. Their last meeting saw the Matadors winning 4-2 at Eddy D. Field Stadium. The Matadors have struggled ever since, losing eight of their last 10 games. Tuesday’s nonconference matchup came down to a big […]

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Women’s Golf: Individuals unable to push Matadors to Big West crown

Women’s Golf: Individuals unable to push Matadors to Big West crown

Despite having two Matadors in the top five, CSUN was unable to catch up to the victorious UC Davis Aggies in the final round of the Big West Championship Tuesday at the San Luis Obispo Country Club. Senior Clariss Guce and redshirt freshman Cesilie Hagen finished within three strokes of each other, as Guce finished […]

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Men’s Golf: Matadors can’t improve, finish ninth in Santa Barbara

The Matadors put up a similar effort on day two, and could not find a way to rise above ninth place in day two of the OGIO UC Santa Barbara Intercollegiate tournament at Sandpiper Golf Club in Santa Barbara. The Long Beach State 49ers finished in first place. Long Beach went into today’s match five […]

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Mechanical, human errors plague formula one season opener

Ah, the smell of exhaust, the sound of throaty V6 engines, the sight of fresh tire marks on pristine roads. Yes, race fans, the 2014 season of Formula one has finally begun and the Australians got it first this weekend in Melbourne. But all was not roses and revs as problems with the cars plagued […]

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Future athletic trainers promote national training awareness month

March is National Training Awareness month with the purpose of shedding light on the frequently understated responsibilities of athletic trainers (ATs). In order to help others better understand what athletic trainers work toward, the Athletic Training program and club at CSUN created t-shirts that say, “We’ve Got Your Back,” and “I Heart My Athletic Trainer” […]

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Women’s Golf: Matadors in the hunt for first Big West title in 10 years

Women’s Golf: Matadors in the hunt for first Big West title in 10 years

  The Matadors are playing their best golf of the season at the right time, as they jumped out to second place after day one of the Big West Championship on Monday, at the San Luis Obispo Country Club. Senior Clariss Guce and redshirt freshman Cesilie Hagen finished first and fifth, respectively, as they helped […]

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Men’s Golf: CSUN struggles, places ninth after day one of UCSB Invitational

CSUN finished in ninth place after the first two rounds at the OGIO UC Santa Barbara Intercollegiate tournament Monday at the Sandpiper Golf Club in Santa Barbara. As a team, the Matadors started the match 19 over par and finished one over par. CSUN stroked a 306 in the first round and hit 289 in […]

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It’s time for the Lakers to part ways with Pau Gasol

It’s time for the Lakers to part ways with Pau Gasol

  It’s about time, Pau. For the first time in the last four years, Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol stood up for himself. He finally stuck it to the Lakers organization, which has treated him worse than dirt since the 2009-2010 championship season.  The team has cobwebbed Gasol’s mind with trade talks, hired coaches […]